Events

A festivals and events calendar has been developed as a practical resource to use as a guide to support academic and wider event planning, it includes details of key religious dates, awareness raising dates, term dates and major national and international days of celebration or memorial.

Go to the Festivals and Events Calendar page

If you are a carer for a family member or a friend who has an illness, disability or addiction, Carers Leeds are offering confidential 1:1 appointments on campus on Wednesday 24 October.  The aim of these free, 30 minute appointments is to provide a wide range of practical advice, support and information to working carers.  More details…

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Reflections on the First Year as President of the Supreme Court THE RT HON THE BARONESS HALE OF RICHMOND DBE 5.30pm Registration and Refreshments 6pm       Speech by the Rt Hon Baroness Hale 7pm       Q&A followed by a drinks reception and networking The Temple Women’s Forum North and the School of Law is delighted to welcome…
If you are a carer for a family member or a friend who has an illness, disability or addiction, Carers Leeds are offering confidential 1:1 appointments on campus on Tuesday 18 September.  The aim of these free, 30 minute appointments is to provide a wide range of practical advice, support and information to working carers.  More…
Lunchtime Panel Event Lunch from 12.30pm, presentations 1- 2.30pm. The University invites all staff and students to a lunchtime panel event to celebrate the first International Day of LGBT+ people in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM.) The programme comprises a mix of staff and student ‘lightning’ presentations and Q&A on their research and experience…
Carer’s Leeds visit the University once per month to offer free, one to one, confidential 30 minute appointments to staff who are working carers.  On  Wednesday 27 June there will be appointments for staff members who are caring for a family member or friend who has an illness, disability or substance misuse problem. Anyone interested should…
A public lecture by Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE, on Wednesday, 27 June 2018, at 3.15-4.30pm, in the Clothworkers’ Centenary Concert Hall, University of Leeds Physicist, engineer and TV presenter, Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE, presents her remarkable personal story, journeying from a disadvantaged background and overcoming her dyslexia to gain a PhD in mechanical engineering from…
Carer’s Leeds visit the University once per month to offer free, one to one, confidential 30 minute appointments to staff who are working carers.  On Thursday 17 May there will be appointments for staff members who are caring for a family member or friend who has an illness, disability or substance misuse problem. Anyone interested should…
The Islamic month of Ramadan is nearly upon us, from around 15 May – 14 June.  The exact dates might vary depending on the moon sightings based on the lunar calendar. Farhat Yaqoob, Muslim Student Adviser, is running a pre-Ramadan session to help explain the spirit of the month, what it means for Muslims, some…
Unity Events have organised a Team Unity walk around campus, visiting different sites and sharing conversations.  There will be fun challenges and will end with lunch, so bring food with you.  
Leonard Matlovich: Gay Rights Hero? A lecture by Professor Simon Hall. “In 1975 Leonard Matlovich, a decorated Vietnam Veteran and Air Force Sergeant came out publicly in order to challenge the U.S. military’s blanket ban on gay service personnel. Championed enthusiastically by influential figures in the gay rights movement, the Matlovich campaign caused profound discomfort…
LGBT History Month is a month long annual event that celebrates the history and achievements of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people every February in the UK.  The national theme for the month is Geography: Mapping the World. There is a wide programme of events taking place across the cities of Leeds and York and…